Wisconsin Science Festival

A four-day statewide celebration with events for all ages.

Thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers, presenters and participants who helped make #WiSciFest 2018 a success!

Can’t wait for the 2019 Wisconsin Science Festival?

Check out these preview events!

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting
Work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2-D and 3-D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a present for an upcoming holiday. Registration $149.
Thursdays, October 4 – 18  | 6 – 8:30 p.m. | Pablo Center at the Confluence, Eau Claire

Astronomy Day 2018: “Waves” at L.E.O.
During the day, observe the sun and explore the solar system, Milky Way galaxy and beyond. As the moon rises, discover its mountains and craters, along with the planets that appear as the sun sets. Then, learn about the search for gravitational waves through LIGO.
October 20  | 12 – 8:30 p.m. | Lief Everson Observatory, Sturgeon Bay

Bayfield School Science Night
Get excited about the wonder and power of science, technology, engineering and math! This event for the school and community offers a wide range of activities, creative exhibitions and demonstrations, allowing all participants to look, listen, feel, touch, taste and discover.
October 23  | 5 – 7 p.m. | Bayfield School

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Wisconsin Science Festival Events

During four days each fall, hundreds of venues around Wisconsin participate in the Wisconsin Science Festival, a statewide celebration that connects people with science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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Get a glimpse of the Wisconsin Science Festival from these pictures of previous years.

What can you expect?

Dynamic activities for all ages celebrating the exciting science happening across Wisconsin.

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